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Sea Breeze Showers And Storms Friday

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Sea breeze showers and storms are in the forecast for South Florida on Friday.  The day features a mix of sun and clouds with mid to late afternoon showers and storms forming along the sea breezes.  Most of the activity with be in western portions of the east coast metro area and in the interior.  Highs on Friday will be in the low 90s, but it will feel quite a bit hotter.

Saturday will bring higher rain chances, especially in the east coast metro area during the afternoon.  Saturday’s highs will be near 90 degrees.

Sunday will feature sun, clouds, and passing showers and storms in spots.  Sunday’s highs will be in the low 90s.

Look for a mix of sun and clouds with periods of showers and storms on Monday.  Monday’s highs will be in the low 90s.

Tuesday’s forecast includes sun, clouds, and passing showers and storms.  Highs on Tuesday will be near 90 degrees.

The tropical Atlantic remains quiet right now. However, NOAA forecasters monitoring oceanic and atmospheric patterns say conditions are now more favorable for above-normal hurricane activity since El Nino has now ended. Two named storms have formed so far this year and the peak months of the hurricane season, August through October, are now underway.  We’ll keep an eye on things.

By Donna Thomas, SouthFloridaReporter.com, certified Meteorologist, Aug. 9, 2019

Donna Thomas has studied hurricanes for two decades. She holds a PhD in history when her experience with Hurricane Andrew ultimately led her to earn a degree in broadcast meteorology from Mississippi State University. Donna spent 15 years at WFOR-TV (CBS4 in Miami-Fort Lauderdale), where she worked as a weather producer with hurricane experts Bryan Norcross and David Bernard. She also produced hurricane specials and weather-related features and news coverage, as well as serving as pool TV producer at the National Hurricane Center during the 2004 and 2005 seasons. Donna also served as a researcher on NOAA's Atlantic Hurricane Database Reanalysis Project. Donna specializes in Florida's hurricane history.